Marc-Edouard Vlasic

Marc-Edouard Vlasic defends Predators center Paul Gaustad (28) during Game 4. Vlasic is no stranger to putting his body on the line against a speeding slapshot. (Mark Zaleski/AP)

NHL defenders put team above human nature

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The only good thing about taking a puck to…


Ann Heisenfelt/APSharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44) celebrates with goalie Alex Stalock (32) and left wing James Sheppard (15) after scoring the game-winning goal in overtime against the Wild on Tuesday.

Vlasic's OT goal gives Sharks 4-3 win over Wild

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored his second winning goal in…


Trevor Hagan/APThe Sharks' Justin Braun (61) fights for the puck with the Jets' Mark Scheifele during Monday's game.

Vlasic's goal with 2.9 seconds left lifts Sharks

WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored with 2.9 seconds remaining to give…